A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Omigawa in Japan. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:36:14 / 4:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 140.5842° East, latitude 35.8349° North, depth = 40.41 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/02/20 / 2020-02-09 07:36:14 / February 9, 2020 @ 7:36 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us70007q7m. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007q7m. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 40.41 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kaminokawa, Asaka, Ageoshimo. Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 82 km (51 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km WSW of Omigawa, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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